Oct 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT
shooting death of 13- year-old andy lopez. these are live pictures from newschopper2. ktvu's alex savidge is live on the ground with the growing crowdant the law enforcement re- - crowd and the law enforcement response there. >> reporter: good afternoon. this crowd is growing. there was a deep sense of anger many people in the community. we're in old courthouse square where people are beginning to gather. i should say the sonoma county sheriff today is saying that he's calling for help from neighboring agencies to make sure this protest doesn't get out of hand. he's particularly concerned about protesters outside of santa rosa. let me show you video here. occupy oakland is actually busing people up here for what is expected to be one of the largest demonstrations to date related to the shooting death of andy lopez and people will be getting on buses in oakland and coming up for the demonstration. the crowd will be marching over to the sheriff's department's main offices. one week after 13-year-old andy lopez was shot to death by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy, more than a thousand peopl
Nov 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
in andy lopez's death. >>> a man is hit and killed in a wheelchair. what we're learning about the victim and a look at the history of similar incidents at the intersection. >>> a wrongful death lawsuit is being filed in federal court in the case of 13-year-old andy lopez. he was carrying a fake gun when he was shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. lz also -- alex savidge has more. >> reporter: andy lopez's parents called the shooting unreasonable and unjustified. today here in san francisco, the family filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the deputy who opened fire on that teenager as he was holding a replica assault rifle. nearly two weeks after andy lopez was shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy, a federal lawsuit claims his death was unconstitutional. lopez was carrying a replica of a gun that turned out to be a bb gun. gelhaus shot lopez seven times. the lawsuit claims he was walking with the toy gun and had his back to the deputy who ordered him to drop the weapon. the lawsuit suggests improper training by the department. it reads, "the sheriff'
Oct 30, 2013 12:00pm PDT
the police shooting of a 13- year-old santa rosa. hundreds of people attended the funeral for andy lopez last night. the young teen was shot to death by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy last week. the boy was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. and the deputy thought it was real. county leaders say more needs to be done to improve the relationship between the community and law enforcement. >> we have to do what key can to pre -- we can to prevent this from occurring again and creating better law enforcement in the community. >> last night's funeral followed a day of protests in santa rosa. the supervisor says he plans to hold public forums to give people a chance to air their concerns. >>> the city of san jose is considering two proposals to keep new officers from leaving the police department. one plan would require officers to pay -- to pay back a share of training costs if they leave within five years. the second proposal calls for the police academy to charge tuition and offer recruits a zero-interest loan. the city would pay back the loans who stay with the departme
Oct 31, 2013 12:00pm PDT
the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed andy lopez. according to reports the deputy involved told investigators he did not remember whether he identified himself as an officer before shooting lopez. lopez was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. the deputy says he thought it was a real gun and feared for his life. >>> in just about an hour the man shot by san francisco police and accused of attempted robbery is due in court. nine-year-old ramel nav are easy is accused of trying of rob a man after using craigslist to arrange to buy an iphone for him, police shot him after he pointed a gun at them and fired what turned out to be blanks, he is facing similar charges in san mateo county. >>> in marin county a 19-year- old convicted of stealing celebrity chef guy fieri's lamborghini is awaiting his sentence, yesterday a jury found max wade guilty of auto theft and possessing a stolen carp, however he was only convicted for one of two attempted murder charges, he was found guilty of attempted murder for firing at a young man who was dating a girl he liked, but not f